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3.1.5 How to Find Files     continued...

biblio.ps

(this looks interesting)

fe.tar.Z
gangd.README
gangd.tar.Z
s2.manual.ps.Z
seqb-fe.tar.Z
sisal.README
(always look at these README files)

sisal.tar.Z
sun3-fe.tar.Z
226 ASCII Transfer complete.
155 bytes received in 0.05 seconds (3 Kbytes/s)
ftp> get biblio.ps
200 PORT command successful.
150 ASCII data connection for biblio.ps (128.223.8.8,30391) (85761 bytes).
226 ASCII Transfer complete. local: biblio.ps remote:
biblio.ps 89235 bytes received in 2.7 seconds (32 Kbytes/s)
ftp>
quit
221 Goodbye.

In this session we did an anonymous login to the server and then changed directories to /pub/SISAL (where archie said we'd find some things on SISAL). We then listed all the files in the directory. The PostScript file biblio.ps looked interesting (it's probably a list of papers on the language or tech reports on the implementation). Before getting anything else, though, we should probably get the README file and find out exactly what is in each file. No sense in transferring megabytes of information if it turns out it is not what we are looking for.